Asian American Music, Asian American Movement

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Margaret Brent B
Event Type(s): Diversity,Lecture

In 1973, together with Chris Iijima and Charlie Chin, Nobuko Miyamoto created the first album of Asian American music, "A Grain of Sand," now part of the Smithsonian Institution collection. The album has been hailed as the soundtrack of the Asian American Movement. Since 1978, Miyamoto has been Artistic Director of Great Leap, Inc., a non-profit arts organization that uses the arts to promote understanding between the diverse cultures of America. This event is part of the Asian American Studies Program Series on Art and Activism funded by the UGST Initiative Fund.

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Available at: Free - RSVP at aast@umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Douglas Sadao Ishii
Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland
+1 301 405 0996

aast.umd.edu




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